95 Free Things To Do In The Inland Empire – Riverside – San Bernardino

95 Free Things To Do In The Inland Empire - Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, Corona, Rancho Cucamonga, Hemet, Perris, Moreno Valley, Fontana, Beaumont, Chino Hills, Redlands, Highland, California, Southern California

95 Free Things To Do In The Inland Empire – Riverside and San Bernardino Areas

K-Frog 95.1 wants to share 95 fun activities going on in the Inland Empire. We have things you and your family can enjoy for free! Be sure to check in every once in a while to see new free activities going on in your cities.

Beaumont

1. Sunday School
9:00 am to 9:45 am
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
225 East Eighth Street Beaumont, CA 92223

2. 2013 Summer Concert Series
July 4th to August 7th
Stewart Park on 9th and Orange, Beaumont, CA

3. 2013 Cherry Festival
June 6th to June 9th

4. Friends Book Sale

Every Saturday from 9:30am to 11:30 am
Beaumont Public Library

5. It’s Story Time
Every Monday 11:15 AM to 12 PM
At the Chatigny Center

6. Open Gym
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 7 to 8 am and 11am to 1pm
Tuesdays & Thursday:s 7- 8:30AM  and 11am to 1pm
Albert A Chatigny Sr. Community Recreation Center

7. Walking In The Gym
Monday through Friday, mornings, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Albert A Chatigny Sr Community Recreation Center 1310 Oak Valley Parkway
Description: Walk in the gym to music, climate-controlled (walking may be excluded on certain days).

8. Fit After 50
Every Monday Wednesday and Friday. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Albert A Chatigny Sr Community Recreation Center 1310 Oak Valley Parkway
Description:  Exercise to increase strength, mobility, flexibility & balance; protect against osteoporosis. Class leader is Connie Presson. New Members Welcome!

9. Big Band
Every Tuesday Tuesdays 1:15- 4:15 p.m.
Albert A Chatigny Sr Community Recreation Center 1310 Oak Valley Parkway
Description: You are welcome to come in and enjoy the music.

10. Bikers Against Child Abuse
Every first Sat. of each month
167 East 6th. St in Beaumont
Description:  Bikers Against Child Abuse is a group of bikers that exists to create a safer environment for abused children. B.A.C.A is an international 501 C 3 non-profit organization. This meeting is open to the public.We are looking for riders/members as well as supporters for this org. We welcome all bikes, all riders of all ages.

11. Movie In The Rec Center
Every Friday 1:00 pm.
Albert A Chatigny Sr Community Recreation Center 1310 Oak Valley Parkway
Description: Shown on a big screen. Air condition, comfortable chairs, popcorn light snacks and beverage, no charge, call for movie title. Call 951-769-8539 for movie title!

12. Crochet and Knitting
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Albert A Chatigny Sr Community Recreation Center, 1310 Oak Valley Parkway.
Description: A friendly get together for knit and crochet enthusiasts!

13. Visible Memoirs/Writing Workshop with writer Rebecca K. O’Connor
Thursdays, March 14 through May 16 from 5-7pm
The Banning Library 21 W. Nicolet St., Banning, CA 92220
Description: This course will focus on helping students to explore their own personal stories, experiences and opinions and express them on the page. NO COST to participants: seating limited to 12. Enroll early to guarantee your seat!

14. Preschool Learning Centers for ages 3-5
January 17, 2013 9:30am to 11am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Siblings welcome early literacy concepts, songs, read aloud, art activity, dancing and interactive learning materials.

15. Preschool Learning Center
January 17, 2013 11:30am to 1pm
Beaumont Public Library
Description: For ages 3-5 siblings welcome

16. Foundations for Reading Story Time with Ms. Jennifer
January 18, 2013 10am to 11:15am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Ages 3-5 siblings welcomed

17. Chinese New Year Celebration
January 18, 2013 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Beaumont Public Library
Description: For K- 2nd grade siblings welcome

18. Parent / Toddler Workshop
January 22, 2013 10am to 11:30am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Suitable for 18 months – 3 years siblings welcome

19. School Learning Centers for ages 3-5
January 24, 2012 9:30am to 11am
Beaumont Public Library

20. School Learning Centers for ages 3-5
January 24, 2012 11:30am to 1pm
Beaumont Public Library

21. Foundations for Reading Story Time with Ms. Jennifer
January 25, 2012 10am to 11:15am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Ages 3-5 siblings welcome  Rhymes, finger plays, songs, read aloud, early literacy skill development, interactive learning materials and art activity. Adult must stay with child.

22.  Be Creative! Family Program: Fun with White Stuff
January 26, 2013 10am to 11:30am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Ages 1-8. Siblings welcome Lots of activities centered on things that are typically “white.” Adult must stay with child.

23. Read and Move for under 2s
January 28, 2013 10am to 11:15am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Suitable for babies and young toddlers. Siblings welcome Songs, rhymes, finger plays, short picture book sharing, art activity and play time.

24. Parent / Toddler Workshop
January 29, 2013 10am to 11:30am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: Suitable for 18 months – 3 years. Siblings welcome Singing, dancing, short picture book sharing, art activity and interactive play time. Adult must stay with child.

25. Preschool Learning Centers for ages 3-5
January 31, 2013 9:30am to 11am
Beaumont Public Library
Description: rly literacy concepts, songs, read aloud, art activity, dancing and interactive learning materials.

26. Preschool Learning Centers for ages 3-5
January 31, 2013 11:30am to 1pm
Beaumont Public Library
Description: rly literacy concepts, songs, read aloud, art activity, dancing and interactive learning materials.

Bloomington

27. Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 8am to 1pm
The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is located at 401 N. Morton St. next to City Hall – Showers Building. Locally grown produce, annual and perennial plants, and a variety of prepared foods are available. Purchase your food directly from farmers and ask them questions about their products. Local entertainment adds to the shopping as well as socializing experience. Tantalizing scents and the inviting atmosphere may cause you to make the Market a weekend tradition.

Chino Hills

28. Spring Cinema at The Shoppes
Every Friday Movies will begin at dusk, approximately 7:30-7:45 pm

29. Chino Hills Farmer’s Market
Wednesdays: 4pm – 8pm
The Chino Hills Farmer’s Market continues along City Center Drive South at The Shoppes from 4pm until 8pm. Discover fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, honey, beef jerky, spices, baked goods and much more!

Colton

30. Colton Swap Meet
Mon through Sunday 10am to 7:30 pm. Closed on Tuesdays

31. K Frog Radio
Win Prizes, and meet your favorite on air personalities! Check out the website for your local events!

Corona

32. Corona Farmers Market
Every Saturday 830am to 1230pm
Location Main & Rincon
Main Street Marketplace at the intersection of Main and Rincon Streets from 8:30AM-12:30PM

33. Landscaper Class
January 12, 2013 7am to 9am
Temescal Desalter, 745 Coporation Yard Way
Description: The Corona Department of Water and Power is proud to offer a FREE landscape class just for landscapers! Landscapers will lean about Corona’s water budgets, efficient irrigation practices, setting irrigation controllers, and regular maintenance to help keep plants and turf healthy without a high water bill. Landscapers who attend these classes will be listed on the City’s website. Attendees will receive a free tool bag with some essential irrigation tools. Please RSVP at (951) 736-2234 or e-mail StopTheDrop@discovercorona.com. Registration is required.

34. Corona Sunnyslope Cemetery
Monday – Friday 830 am to 440pm

35. Dos Lagos in Motion
Every Thursday, 5:30 PM
Bring family and friends to join the City of Corona and The 100 Mile Club every Thursday for a fitness walk at The Shops at Dos Lagos.

36. Landscaper Class (Spanish)
January 26, 2013 7am to 9am
Temescal Desalter, 745 Corporation Yard Way
Description: The Corona Department of Water and Power is proud to offer a FREE landscape class just for landscapers! Landscapers will lean about Corona’s water budgets, efficient irrigation practices, setting irrigation controllers, and regular maintenance to help keep plants and turf healthy without a high water bill. Landscapers who attend these classes will be listed on the City’s website. Attendees will receive a free tool bag with some essential irrigation tools. Please RSVP at (951) 736-2234 or e-mail StopTheDrop@discovercorona.com. Registration is required.

37. Spanish Computer Class
January 7, 2013 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Computer Learning Center
Description: ¿Quiere usted aprender fácilmente Las técnicas básicas de computación?
¡Acompáñanos para clases de computación en español!

38. Genealogy Class
January 8, 2013 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Computer Learning Center
Description: Workshop and research sessions.  Bring your genealogy materials (pedigree charts, family group sheets, notes, etc.) and get help with hands-on computer work.

39. Pre-School Storytime
January 9, 2013 10:15am to 10:45am
Corona Public Library

40. Itty-Bitty Time
Janaury 9, 2013 10:20am to 10:40am
Corona Public Library

41. Pre-School Storytime
January 9, 2013 11:15am to 11:45am
Corona Public Library

42. Itty-Bitty Time
January 9, 2013 11:20am to 11:40am
Corona Public Library

Fontana

43. FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Every Friday 6pm to 8pm
Cypress Neighborhood Center
8380 Cypress Ave
Fontana, CA 92335

Moreno Valley

44. Fabric Flea Market

Ontario

45. Maclin Open Air Markets
Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays 7:30 am to 3pm
Southern California’s best auction, swap meet, flea market, farmer’s market, weekend market, street fair, night market, craft fair or bazaar.

46. Toddler Storytime
January 14, 2013 10am to 10:30am
Colony High Branch Library
Description: A lap-sit storytime for parents and toddlers. Tots develop pre-reading skills by sharing stories, rhymes, finger-plays and songs. Pre-registration is required before the beginning of each session; class size is limited.

47. Toddler Storytime
January 15, 2013 10am to 10:30am
Colony High Branch Library
Description: A lap-sit storytime for parents and toddlers. Tots develop pre-reading skills by sharing stories, rhymes, finger-plays and songs. Pre-registration is required before the beginning of each session; class size is limited.

48. Dramatic Readings
January 15, 2013 2:45pm to 3:45pm
Colony High Branch Library
Description: Drama students will do dramatic readings from the novel, The Fault in our Stars. There will be prizes for the winners at Colony High Branch. At Ovitt, join other teens to discuss The Fault in our Stars.

49. Gaming Tuesday
January 15, 2013 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Bored? Looking for something to do? Check out our games on the Wii and PS2 or unplug and play Apples to Apples and Jenga. No registration is required.

50. Afterschool Adventure Storytime
January 15, 2013 4pm to 4:45pm
Colony High Branch Library
Description: Forty-five minutes of stories, crafts and library adventures. Advance registration is not necessary; just come for the fun!

51. Family Storytime and Craft Night
January 15, 2013 4pm to 4:45pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Forty-five minutes of stories, crafts and library adventures for all!

52. California Driver License Study Session
Every Monday 1030 am
Location: Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Study the California Driver Handbook with assistance from library staff. Take practice exams to prepare for the actual test. Materials provided. Free for ages 15 years & olde

53. A Good Yarn
Ongoing – Every Wednesday 6pm
Location: Ovitt Family Community Library (downstairs)
Description: Grab your yarn and needles and join in. Finish an old project or start something new – just bring your own supplies. Free for ages 12 years & older

54. Preventing Identity Theft
January 15, 2013 6pm to 7:30pm
Colony High Branch Library
Description: A representative of the Ontario Police Department will tell you how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft. Pre-registration required.

55. Tiny Tales
January 16, 2013 10:30am to 11am
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Introduce your infant to the wonderful world of books through simple stories, silly songs, rhymes, and fun parachute games. Pre-registration is required before the beginning of each session; class size is limited.

56. A Good Yarn
January 16, 2013 6pm to 8pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Grab your yarn and needles and join in. Finish an old project or start something new – just bring your own supplies.

57. Something Wicked This Way Comes
January 16, 2013 7pm to 8pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Enjoy spine tingling, script-in-hand performances of horror classics presented by the Wicked Lit theatrical troupe. Prepare to be frightened.

58. Toddler Storytime
January 17, 2013 10am to 10:30am
Colony High Branch Library
Description: A lapsit storytime for parents and toddlers. Children begin developing pre-reading skills by sharing stories, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. Pre-registration is required before the beginning of each session; class size is limited.

59. Preschool Storytime
January 17, 2013 10:30am to 11am
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: For preschoolers who can sit independently from their parents to enjoy a half-hour of stories, action rhymes, songs and simple crafts. Pre-registration is required.

60. Preschool Storytime
January 17, 2013 10:30am to 11am
Colony High Branch Library
Description: For preschoolers who can sit independently from their parents to enjoy a half-hour of stories, action rhymes, songs and simple crafts. Pre-registration is required.

61. Tween Thursdays
January 17, 2013 4pm to 5pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Tweens, tired of being lumped in with the younger kids? Now there is a program dedicated to your awesomeness! Once a month, drop in, create hip crafts, play video games or just hang out. Pre-registration is required.

62. Show me the money!
January 17, 2013 4pm to 5pm
Colony High Branch Library
Description: Play games, shop, bid, and learn to save your dough at this program all about money! Pre-registration required.

63. Family Film Night: From Books to Film
January 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ovitt Family Community Library
Description: Enjoy four exciting and humorous classic stories written for adults and children by Dr. Seuss, Alexander Dumas, James Barrie, and C.S. Lewis that have been adapted for the big screen.

64. Teen Movie Zone
January 18, 2013 2:45pm to 5pm
Colony High Branch Library
Description: Teens! Join us for an afternoon movie! We’ll watch the newest releases and the best classics. Movies are PG-13 and under

Perris

65. Perris Valley Historical Museum

Rancho Cucamonga

- Free Quakes Game Tuesdays
8408 Rochester Ave Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Description: Healthy RC will bring back Recycle Tuesdays, where fans can bring 10 CRV-eligible bottles or cans to The Epicenter for a free Tuesday night ticket!

-Free Line Dancing Lessons

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill- 12635 N. Main Street Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Every Tuesday from 5 pm- 7 pm.
Description: Free to all ages, bring your family to Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill to learn how to line dance.

Cruise Down Historic Route 66
Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Description: Take a ride down Historic Route 66 and stop by the Route 66 Territory Museum at Foothill Marketplace, 7965 Vineyard Ave- Only open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10-6 and Saturday 10-5.

- Spruce Avenue Park & Skate Park

7730 Spruce Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca 91730
Description: With picnic tables, barbecues, a children’s playground, basketball courts, and a 9000 square foot skate park bring the whole family for a fun day at the park.

- Karaoke Night At Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill

Every Tuesday night from 7-11 pm.
12635 N. Main Street Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Description:  Sing like a rockstar with live band karaoke every Tuesday night.

John Rains House

8810 hemlock, Rancho Cucamonga CA
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 3pm.
Description: Built in 1860 using bricks made from red clay in the area, the house is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours are open to anyone interested in learning about life in the 1860s!

Redlands

66. The Lincoln Memorial Shrine
Tuesday through Sunday from 1pm to 5pm
Open Tuesday through Sunday from 1pm to 5pm, the shrine was built by philanthropists as a tribute to Lincoln and a memorial to their son, who was injured in World War I. Artifacts include newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, coins, stamps, diaries and more.

67. Redlands Bowl
There is no charge for the performances. All artist programs begin at 8:15 p.m. and run on Tuesdays and Fridays, with some select Saturdays added. The Community Sing begins prior to most Tuesday evenings at 7:15 p.m.

68. Market Night
Every Thursday from 6pm to 9pm
Visitors are welcomed into an inviting atmosphere complete with lighted trees, brick sidewalks, historic buildings, and great musical entertainment.

Riverside

69. Story Time
Tuesdays at 11am
Location Orange Terrace Branch

70. Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays at 1040 am
Location Marcy Branch

71. The Mission Inn
3649 MISSION INN AVE.
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501

72. Heritage House
Open Fridays from 12:00pm to 3:00pm and Saturday & Sunday from 12:00pm to 3:30pm

73. California Museum of Photography
Open Tuesday through Saturdays from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
The first Thursday of every month the museum is free from 6p to 9p.

74. Mount Rubidoux
Mount Rubidoux Park is open from dawn until dusk and features 3.5 miles of paved roads and several dirt trails. The park is closed to vehicular traffic. The hill is also a popular place for bouldering, particularly for beginners of the sport.

75. Rubidoux Drive- In Theater & Swap Meet
Every Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun. 6 A.M. to 2 P.M.

76. Van Buren Drive- In Theater & Swap Meet
Every Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun. 6 AM to 2 PM.

77. Riverside National Cemetery
Open Monday through Sunday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bernardino

78. Preschool Story Time & Craft
Wednesdays at 1130am
Location Casa Blanca Branch

79. Story Time & Craft
Every Thursday at 530pm
Location Casa Blanca Branch

80. Tutoring
Monday though Thursday from 3 to 7pm and Friday 3 to 6pm
Location Downtown Branch

81. Family Story Time
Wednesday at 11am
Location Downtown Branch

82. Baby Story Time
Thursdays at 11am
Location Downtown Branch

83. Tutoring
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 2 to 7pm, Friday 3 to 6pm, and Saturday 10 to 6pm
Location Eastside Branch

84. Tales & Tunes Story Time
Wednesday at 5pm
Location Eastside Branch

85. Preschool Story Time
Mondays at 1030 am
Location Marcy Branch

86. Craft
Mondays at 11am
Location Marcy Branch

87. Story Time Pre- Vue at the Puppet Tree
Tuesdays at 1030 am
Location Marcy Branch

San Bernardino

88.Operation Phoenix Center Central Area:
One Mile Circumference Around Wabash and Sierra THE FIRST CHURCH OF NAZARENE 1605 North Sierra Way (909) 886-3118 Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

89. Operation Phoenix Center Western Area: One Mile Circumference Around 16th and California ANNE SHIRRELL’S PARK 1367 North California Street (909) 384-7108 Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

90. Operation Phoenix Center Eastern Area: One Mile Circumference Around Sterling and Highland SPEICHER MEMORIAL PARK 1535 North Arden Avenue (909) 862-4467 Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

91. Feldheym Library’s Preschool Story Times
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Dates and Times of all Feldheym’s Children’s Programs may be subject to change. Please call the Library at 381-8235 to verify.

92. Computer Services for Children
Early Literacy Stations – promote literacy for ages 2-8. The ELS feature 26 software programs to help children learn early reading skills across various subject areas. There are 2 ELS at each of our branch libraries. Public Access Computers – Children’s games, word processing, magazine articles and other software are available.

93. Blair Park
1466 West Marshall Blvd. (Marshall and Little Mountain Drive)
34 Acres, 2 Baseball diamonds (1 Little League & 1 Senior League), Basketball Court, Outdoor Racquetball Court, Horseshoe pits, Walking track w/exercise fitness trail (.5 mile), 3 Tennis Courts, 2 Playground areas, 10 Picnic tables, Restrooms, Skateboard Park.

94. Perris Hill Park
607 – 1135 E. Highland Ave. (Highland Ave. and Valencia)
64.4 Acres, Baseball diamond – Fiscalini Field, 7 Tennis courts, 16 Horseshoe pits, 12 Benches, 2 Playground areas, Senior Center, Swimming Pool, Amphitheater – Roosevelt Bowl, 56 Picnic tables, 1 Barbecue grill.

95. Volunteers Happy Hearts, Helping Paws
Be 18 years of age and be able to make the time commitment. It really takes a good bit of training to get a volunteer ready to work and we really count on them to show up. Saturday’s are busy adoption days so we always need help then. The shelter opens at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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